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Whether you are networking, interviewing, dating, or pitching, the most asked question is always “So what do you do?” A powerful origin story answers this question in a way that showcases not just who you are and what you do, but why you do it and what sets you apart.

Join us for a series of fun, informal conversational activities designed to help you articulate your origin story in a friendly and supportive environment. Using the framework of Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey, you’ll develop an authentic narrative that helps you stand out from the crowd and create deeper connections.

This workshop is a fun and informal sandbox for professional adults who want to practice sharing your story in a supportive community. Every superhero has a great origin story, and so do you!

By the end of the workshop, you’ll be able to…

  • Identify the key components of an effective origin story
  • Articulate your differentiators and unique strengths to craft your origin story
  • Receive feedback in small groups to understand how your story resonates
  • Write a bio or about page that shares who you are, what you do, and why

Ideal for:

  • Professionals looking to hone their interviewing or networking skills
  • Entrepreneurs looking to connect with likeminded people
  • Anyone who want to share their personal story and stand out from the crowd

About the Facilitator

Liz Barney is a former teacher turned storyteller. She has worked as a journalist, directed documentary films, developed marketing campaigns, and helped hundreds of people tell their story through a variety of modalities. She pairs her background in education and storytelling to help people tap into the power of stories to understand and be understood.